Are Deadlifts Necessary For Aesthetics? (5 Factors to Consider)

Are Deadlifts Necessary For Aesthetics

I’m sure those of you training for hypertrophy want to know, “Are Deadlifts Necessary For Aesthetics?” Firstly, deadlifts are a fantastic exercise, of that there is no doubt. However, do they really play a role if you’re training purely for aesthetics? There are a few schools of thought on this. So, I’d like to discuss … Read more

Do 100m Sprinters Hold Their Breath? (Here’s 5 Things You Should Know)

Do 100m Sprinters Hold Their Breath

A question I often see asked is, “Do 100m Sprinters Hold Their Breath?” The race typically lasts for less than 10 seconds, so does it make sense for a sprinter to breathe naturally? There are actually a couple of schools of thoughts here, but in reality it does come down to the athlete’s personal preference. … Read more

Why Do Sprinters Have Big Arms? (Here’s 4 Reasons Why)

Why Do Sprinters Have Big Arms

Have you ever wondered, “Why Do Sprinters Have Big Arms?” Just about every sprinter you see will have a set of the most impressive arms. I’m talking, huge bulging biceps and thunderous horseshoe triceps. It almost seems unfair. Here you have guys and gals who’s chosen sport requires explosive power and speed, most of which … Read more

Why is My Non-Dominant Pec Bigger? (Here’s 6 Reasons Why)

Why is My Non-Dominant Pec Bigger

Here’s a question you thought you’d never ask, “Why is My Non-Dominant Pec Bigger?” However, it appears the struggle is real. There are various online forums and Q&A sites inundated with this very question. At first, it seems just plain weird. I mean, if one of your pecs is going to be bigger you’d expect … Read more

Why Do Bodybuilders Take Ice Baths? (& Cold Baths or Cold Showers)

Why Do Bodybuilders Take Ice Baths

You’ll find various online forums inundated with the question, “Why Do Bodybuilders Take Ice Baths?” I mean, it makes perfect sense for a professional athlete, marathon runner, and even a combat athlete to take an ice bath. It is often seen as the ideal way to promote recovery and start the healing process. But, why … Read more

Why Do Olympic Lifters Open Their Mouths? (4 Intriguing Insights)

Why Do Olympic Lifters Open Their Mouths

We all want to know, “Why Do Olympic Lifters Open Their Mouths?” You must have noticed it. Every time the Olympics comes around we’re enthralled by the weightlifting competitions. And literally every athlete, regardless of the lift, will perform the movement with their mouth wide open. However, unlike the annoying beast in your gym, there … Read more

Why Do BodyBuilders Eat Honey? (5 Things You Should Know)

Why Do BodyBuilders Eat Honey

It seems weird to ask, “Why Do BodyBuilders Eat Honey?” I mean, honey is basically sugar. Okay, it’s not the same as granulated sugar that most lifters avoid like the plague, but still. However, even bodybuilders need a source of carbs and sugar, but only if consumed in the right way and at the right … Read more

Why Do Powerlifters Get Sleep Apnea? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Do Powerlifters Get Sleep Apnea

I was recently part of a forum discussion on, “Why Do Powerlifters Get Sleep Apnea?” Powerlifters, and even bodybuilders, appear to be more at risk of sleep apnea than most mere mortals. Sleep apnea is a condition that is often viewed as nothing more than very loud snoring. But, in truth there is a far … Read more

Why Do Bodybuilders Eat Cheesecake? (4 Things You Need to Know)

Why Do Bodybuilders Eat Cheesecake

It just seems plain weird to ask, “Why Do Bodybuilders Eat Cheesecake?” You would think that physique competitors would have to be extremely strict with their diet and nutrition. Now, while this in the main is true, there are actually plenty of occasions that bodybuilders can chow down on cheesecake. And many, many other sweet … Read more

Why Do Bodybuilders Chew Gum? (5 Factors to Consider)

Why Do Bodybuilders Chew Gum

Who else wants to know, “Why Do Bodybuilders Chew Gum?” You’ve probably seen many YouTube videos with bodybuilders chewing gum while they train. Arnie’s done it, and so has Ronnie Coleman. So, why the fascination with chewing gum? Does it have any health benefits? Will it help you build muscle? This all seems highly unlikely. … Read more